Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 383 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 2500 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Eady J

Representation Bitu Bhalla and Jonathan Miller (instructed by DKLL, Epsom) for the claimants.
  Rupert Elliot (instructed by Wiggin & Co) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 26 November 2002

Catchwords

Contempt - Application to commit - Defendants outside jurisdiction of English court - Appropriateness of resort to contempt jurisdiction.

The Case

Where the claimants made an application to commit the defendants, a company incorporated in Qatar and an individual resident in Qatar, the court ruled, dismissing the claim, that in the circumstances it would be wholly inappropriate to have resort to the contempt jurisdiction of the English court in respect of parties who were outside its jurisdiction

Practice Areas

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